VIRAL OPEN SESSION: 2018 ARTISTS AND MENTORS
Performances from past participants and a chance to find out more about Viral 2019
26 September, 6.30-9PM
Lighthouse, BN1 4AJ
SUPPORTING 16-25 YEAR OLDS FROM DIVERSE BACKGROUNDS IN BRIGHTON & HOVE TO DEVELOP A CAREER IN THE CREATIVE AND DIGITAL INDUSTRIES.
Interested in participating in Viral 2019? This Viral Open Session is a chance to hear from the 2018 participants, as well as seeing what they've been up to since. The session includes live performances, talks from the artist mentors and an audience Q&A. There will also be an opportunity to meet and speak to the young people from Viral 2018.
Viral is a 6-month mentorship project for 16-25 year olds who are passionate about music, photography, and/or film. Lighthouse gives Viral participants the opportunities, facilities and connections to help kickstart their creative careers.
Date: Thursday 26 September
Venue: Lighthouse, BN1 4AJ
Tickets: Free/pay what you can — sign up here
6:30pm: Doors and bar open
7pm: Talks, performances and Q&A
8:15pm: An opportunity to talk to the young people from Viral 2018
Viral is a project for 16-25 year olds who want to work in the creative and digital industries, but who don’t have the opportunities, facilities and connections they need. The project is for young people from diverse backgrounds, including those not in work or training.
Over six months the young people receive production training, business development, mentoring, showcasing opportunities and peer-to-peer support. The project focuses on a range of disciplines including music, film, photography and design.
Viral is supported by Arts Council England, Re-Imagine Europe, Esmée Fairbairn Foundation, Chalk Cliff Trust, The Ernest Kleinwort Charitable Trust, Brilliant Noise, Brandwatch, and Baxter & Bailey.
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